Financial figures via API

Finanzkennzahlen

As of today, the Implisense API can be used to obtain key financial figures for more than 1 million companies in Germany. Here is a summary of the most important information:
Available financial figures per API:

  • Balance sheet total in euros
  • Revenue in Euro
  • Profit in Euro
  • Number of employees

Possible applications:

  • Automatically enrich signups with last turnover
  • Find customers with a rapidly growing number of employees
  • Identify companies with high investment potential

Frequently asked questions and answers

  • Where do the financial figures come from?
    The data comes from the official published financial statements and is extracted and validated individually.
  • Are revenues available for all companies?
    In Germany, a company is only obliged to publish revenues once it reaches a certain size. This includes mainly medium-sized and large companies.
  • Where does the employee data come from?
    This information is part of the published annual financial statements and is provided by the companies themselves.
  • How up-to-date are the annual financial statements?
    The most recent annual financial statements are requested from the Federal Gazette.
  • Can test queries be carried out?
    The new API endpoint can be easily tested on RapidAPI

Implisense @ SAP Data Marketplace

With the introduction of the Data Marketplace for the SAP Data Warehouse Cloud, users can easily integrate external data for internal questions. The discovery, testing and licensing of data is thus significantly simplified. With its 360-degree data stock on companies from Germany, Implisense is one of the first providers on SAP’s newly created Data Marketplace.

Planned data offerings for supplier management and marketing are:

Supplier Management (Supply Chain Management)

  • Company master data
  • Current financial ratios
  • Geographical exposure
  • Involved/associated companies
  • Risk signals from news

B2B Account Based Marketing

  • Growth signals
  • Technology stack of companies
  • Level of digitisation
  • IT Spending

More information on the SAP Data Marketplace at
https://discover.sap.com/data-marketplace/en-us/data-marketplace.html

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Implisense API version 1.90 and Update RapidAPI

This week we released another update of our API, version 1.90 is now available. The update is very powerful and improves the usability of the API considerably.

API version 1.90

First, we combined POST /lookup and GET /companies/{id}/data into an endpoint POST /companies/data, which returns the data for the company that comes first in the lookup. So you only need one request instead of two. GET /companies/{id}/data and all other GET /companies/{id}/ endpoints have also been extended so that they now also work with requests such as company names or e-mail addresses (e.g. GET /companies/Implisense/data or GET /companies/hello@implisense.com/data) instead of just with the implisense ID. However, this only works with unique company names.

An important new feature is the GET /suggest/{prefix} endpoint, which replaces the old auto-complete. This suggester can propose not only companies (with IDs) to a prefix, but also possible filters (places, industries, sizes), which can then be used in the search.

At the end of this text you will find a complete list of changes.

Implisense on the RapidAPI marketplace

We have also expanded our offer on the RapidAPI marketplace. Beside the company data there is now also the search from our API as German Company Search API available. With it you can easily browse our index via full text search and various filters and find suitable companies for your presentations and campaigns. Remember: Parts of our API can be booked and integrated directly via the RapidAPI marketplace. Billing takes place automatically according to consumption via the marketplace. In this way, the processes of activation, authentication and invoicing can be designed very efficiently. In addition, a subscription to the API on RapidAPI can be cancelled at any time.

We now offer a total of three offers on this marketplace:

  1. German Company Lookup and Activity Check API (free, limited to 1000 requests per month): Provides a lookup function and basic information on all companies listed in the German Commercial Register. Corresponds to the POST /lookup endpoint from our API.
  2. German Company Data API (freemium): Provides detailed data on all companies listed in the German Commercial Register for integration into your end system (CRM, MAS, ERP, etc.). Corresponds to the GET /companies/{id}/data endpoint from our API.
  3. German Company Search API (freemium): Enables the integration of search functionality into your end system. Corresponds to the POST /search endpoint from our API.

We encourage you to try these APIs, all three can be tested for free (the first API is even completely free). We assure you that your end systems will benefit enormously from the fact that they are neither initially empty nor need to be permanently maintained. We look forward to hearing from you about this!

Here you can download the current version of the documentation.

Take a look at the interactive documentation of the Implisense API version 1.90 online here.

Please find more information about the Implisense API here.


Changelog:

  • A new endpoint POST /companies/data is provided, which essentially combines the POST /lookup-endpoint with the GET /companies/{id}/data-endpoint. That is, you can specify lookup attributes to identify a company and then the data for the top hit is returned.
  • In the same spirit all the various GET /companies/{id}/-endpoints (/data, /people, /events, /links, /topics) have been transformed to accept a lookup query in addition to just the id (the id keeps working, of course). So, for example, instead of GET /companies/DEVFCLQFW054/data you can now also request GET /companies/Implisense/data or even GET /companies/hello@implisense.com/data. This works well only for companies with unique names, such as Implisense or Scout24, but does not work for companies with more generic names.
  • A new endpoint GET /suggest/{prefix} is provided, which replaces the deprecated /autocomplete-endpoint. This new endpoint is much more powerful in that it returns not only company suggestions, but also suggestions for filters, such as locations or industries.
  • The first result of the /lookup-endpoint is now completely freely available, no authentication is required. The only limitation is that the company url of the resulting company is not included in the output.
  • The /lookup-endpoint now supports a query parameter “size”, which lets you limit the number of results you want to have returned. The maximum number of results (ten) remains unchanged.
  • The “locationsFilter”-attribute for /search and /recommend supports now also five-digit zip codes for Germany (previously only two-digits).
  • The previously deprecated endpoints /autocomplete and /companies/{id}/dataplus have been removed.

Sales Automation for more selling time

Have you ever been unable to close a potential deal because you lost track of it in time? Do you spend too much time entering leads into your CRM system and maintaining the record over time? And are you just as tired of time-consuming scheduling with customers or prospects that require multiple emails to be sent back and forth? Countless such frustrating trifles in your daily sales routine not only have a negative impact on your mood, but also paralyze your sales process. Because they tie up resources that you should better invest in active sales. The good news: Many of these time-consuming tasks can be easily automated using software and AI. With the help of sensible sales automation, you can get rid of unpleasant tasks, increase your efficiency in sales and often also the satisfaction of your customers. Here are a few examples:

sales representative in Sales Automation

Automate lead management

Your CRM system is the pivotal point of many sales automation solutions. A lot of hard work flows in here manually, which can be significantly reduced with the help of simple automation solutions. For example, instead of regularly searching LinkedIn for new interesting contacts and clicking your way through countless profiles that have been known for a long time, as a premium user you can simply have the new profiles sent to you according to your preset search criteria. Combined with a clever data enhancement solution, for example the Implisense API, your CRM system is automatically filled with all relevant data for your leads – you save yourself the manual input and last but not least the research of this information. On top of that, trigger events for your contacts can be delivered free of charge on a daily basis so that you never miss a promising contact occasion again. And if you want it easy, Implisense Leads will identify the similarities between your best customers and suggest other companies that are likely to have a strong interest in your products. The only thing you still have to do by yourself is make a call.

Sales automation during customer contact

Speaking of calling: Automating customer contact using self dialers or mass mailings is usually not a very promising option. Instead, by cleverly automating the many small time wasters around you, you gain more time to focus on this core aspect of sales. For example the tracking of your contact history with the prospective customer: When you have phoned or emailed with whom, you do not have to note manually anymore. You can also have this done by software. With some services, you can even have the AI create a brief summary of the most important topics from your telephone call.

Even the scheduling with your customers and prospective customers does not need to include diverse mails. Use tools or web services that allow you to share a number of appointment slots in your calendar and allow the person you’re talking to to to simply click into one of them. This gives you more time to prepare for the call. That’s Sales Automation, too.

Automatic reporting reduces management workload

Of course, not only the filling of your CRM system can be automated, but also its interpretation. Automated reporting provides the team leader with important key figures for the efficient control of the sales department. In this way, internal processes can be further optimized on this basis.

Many little elements that will relieve you in your daily work. Create more space for active sales with the help of clever sales automation. In the end, software and AI achieve the feat of leaving your customers with more human resources. The basis for an inspiring customer experience and a genuine relationship of trust.